Ramadan,  رَمَضَان, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (sawm), prayer, reflection and community. A commemoration of Muhammad’s first revelation, the annual observance of Ramadan is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam and lasts twenty-nine to thirty days, from one sighting of the crescent moon to the next. Ramadan start date in Mauritius is on 23 March, 2023 (Hijri Date: 1 Ramadan 1444 AH). Ramadan Kareem 

Saudi Arabia expands electronic tourist visa applications to GCC residents of all professions

All Gulf Cooperation Council residents, regardless of their profession, are now able to apply electronically for a tourist visa to the Kingdom, the Ministry of Tourism announced on Thursday The tourist visa will allow holders to visit the various regions of the Kingdom and perform Umrah, Saudi Press Agency reported. The move to allow GCC residents to enter the Kingdom, despite their professions, comes as part of the ministry’s efforts to provide them with an opportunity to visit tourist destinations, participate in entertainment events, and learn about the heritage and…